Irving Fairfax Carlsen
Son of John Reading Carlsen and Eva Ellen Carlsen, of Auckland City; husband of Mary Emma Carlsen (nee Sheil), of Ponsonby, Auckland City.
Discovered dead, along with his wife in their Herne Bay house. Mrs Carlsen had been shot by her husband, who then shot himself, in a state of extreme stress. Carlsen was on disembarkation leave from a tour in the Pacific with 4-5 Sqn. Full details of the inquest can be found at : https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AS19441207.2.93?items_per_p...
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